David Collette scored a season-high 24 points on 11-of-12 shooting to help Utah sprint away for an 85-69 victory over Eastern Washington on Friday night.
No. 1 Duke has shown flaws on the young season, but Marvin Bagley III isn't one of them, as he willed the Blue Devils to a comeback OT win over Texas.
Scottie Lindsey had 19 points, six rebounds and four assists, Vic Law added 15 points and Northwestern used a strong second half to pull away for an 81-50 victory over Sacred Heart on Friday night.
Michael Finke scored 22 points and teammate Aaron Jordan added 16 to lead Illinois over North Carolina Central 86-73 Friday at State Farm Center.
Jajuan Starks had 14 points and was among seven Panthers in double figures scoring and Eastern Illinois beat Division III-member Fontbonne 96-44 on Friday night.
Kamau Stokes led a balanced attack with 19 points as Kansas State held off George Washington 67-59 in a consolation game of the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night.
NCAAM RPI Leader
|RK||TEAM||CONF||W-L||BPI RK||SOS RK||SOR RK||RPI RK|
|9||West VirginiaWVU||Big 12||4-1||9||275||111||--|
|13||Michigan StateMSU||Big Ten||3-1||13||147||69||--|
|22||Texas TechTTU||Big 12||5-0||22||222||11||--|
|23||Seton HallHALL||Big East||4-1||23||229||72||--|
- BPI RK: Rank in the Basketball Power Index (BPI) among all Division I teams.
- SOS RK: Strength of Schedule (SOS) rank among all Division I teams based on how a typical 25th ranked team would do against each team's schedule to date. SOS accounts for the game location, day's rest, travel distance, and high altitude in addition to opponent strength.
- SOR RK: Rank of Strength of Record (SOR) among all Division I teams. SOR reflects the chance a typical 25th ranked team would have team's record or better, given the schedule on a 0 to 100 scale, where 100 is best.
- RPI RK: Team's rank in official NCAA Ratings Percentage Index (RPI).